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Good Chauffeur, Good Bodhisattva

In order to work with others, you need training. If you want to become a good chauffeur, you first have to learn how to be a good driver. So simply taking the bodhisattva vow does not make you a bodhisattva. After you have taken the vow and gone through a trianing process, you may then finally begin to tread on the mahayana path and become a bodhisattva.


From “Making a Commitment,” in The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, page 120.

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